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Tuesday 2nd June 2020

Gemma Atkinson complains about her 'massive watermelons' as she gets further into pregnancy

She isn't afraid to be honest!

Gemma Atkinson has got very real about her changing body as she gets further into her pregnancy.

She revealed that her boobs have become like 'watermelons' and she has been having trouble at the gym because of them.

The 35-year-old Emmerdale star confessed on Instagram Stories: "My boobs have got massive! I'm talking watermelon massive."

She added: "So basically, they're pulling me forward and I'm trying to strengthen the back of my body to give me more support."

Gemma, who is expecting her first child with boyfriend Gorka Marquez, has said she is keen to continue with her fitness throughout her pregnancy, with her personal trainer "Evil Steve".

My boobs have got massive! I'm talking watermelon massive.
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This last year has flown by... but what a year it’s been and man how far we’ve come 🥰@gorka_marquez

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She also revealed her new workout regime with followers this week, explaining that she's had to adapt it because her baby bump has become so big in recent weeks.

"Loads of you have asked me about my training," she began. "What we've been focusing on mainly is my posterior, the back of my body.

"Where I've got quite a big belly, it's kind of pulling me forward. My posture's not really how it should be."

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The actress also spoke about feeling like people "treat you differently" when you are pregnant.

But the Hits Radio host insisted she is still able to do things and wants to carry on with her daily routine as normal.

Before her pregnancy she was a big fitness fanatic.

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#tb to one of the best holidays in Dom Rep! Rocking my bikini, in my best shape and at my healthiest. Im posting this because all I’ve been asked since people know I’m pregnant is “are you worried about putting on weight?” Well, in a word, NO. I don’t see pregnancy as just someone gaining weight. I see it as my body shape & size changing because Im lucky enough to be going through this incredible miracle which nature intended. A miracle sadly denied to many woman, so the last thing I’m going to be worrying about is that one of the side effects of my pregnancy is the fact I WILL GAIN WEIGHT. I’m extremely lucky to be in this situation. My cellulite will increase due to the rapid increase in oestrogen in my body. I’ll at times look bloated or have some spots and carry water retention due to my hormones changing, BUT all of the above are signs that my body is working correctly to house my baby. Yes I’m still training & yes I’m very mindful of my food consumption and nutrition (still allowing the odd pizza, chippy or cheesecake of course!) I can’t train to the extent I usually do right now because it’s not safe for my baby and that’s my only priority right now. I know what to do post baby to get myself and my body back to where they were beforehand so I’m not worried one bit. I’m Embracing the wonderful journey I’m on, strangely even the sickness. I’m also lucky in that Gorks is THE most supportive person I could have with me. Constantly making me feel sexy and beautiful in whatever body I’m in. He’s actually loving the fact my boobs have doubled in size... Cant think why 🤔😂 If you too are going through the wonderful changes in your body during pregnancy I salute you! It’s incredible! I now have a new found respect for my body and what it’s capable of.🤰

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Gemma and Strictly Come Dancing professional Gorka announced their exciting news at the start of this month, about a year after they went public with their romance.

Gemma wrote at the time of their announcement: "Myself & Gorks are beyond excited and happy and feel incredibly blessed to be meeting our new family member later this year. Baby Marquez!!! We love you loads already ❤️🤰 @gorka_marquez."

She also praised the 28-year-old Spanish dancer with making her feel body confident during pregnancy.

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